Broadcast Engineering Apprentice Scheme Jobs in Cardiff – Wales – UK at BBC

Title: Broadcast Engineering Apprentice Scheme

Company: BBC

Location: Cardiff – Wales – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, IT/Tech

Salary: Salary 22579.51 GBP Yearly GBP 22579.51 YEAR

Position: Broadcast Engineering Degree Apprentice Scheme (Wales)

Job Introduction

Are you fascinated about the way things work?

Do you love solving problems?

Do you want an amazing experience, a salary, and get to go to university as well?

This is an exciting opportunity to get into the world of work, earn money, and gain a degree in Broadcast Engineering. The degree is fully funded, including your accommodation whilst at university.

Role Responsibility

You’ll get to work at the heart of technology at the BBC and with our industry partners, all while studying for a degree in Broadcast Engineering.

Your degree

You’ll study for a BEng degree (Hons) via Birmingham City University – with tailored courses in:

Computer networks, networking and IP distribution

Electronics, power and transmission

Software programming, application development and databases

Audio and video signals and systems, processing and encoding.

Through a series of university taught modules and industrial experience we will prepare you as the new generation of Broadcast Engineers to help build and support the future business. You’ll develop an excellent theoretical and practical understanding of operational and technical systems, as well as equipment and their use in the fast-moving broadcasting industry.

Your work placements

You’ll have a main BBC base, but you will spend periods away on study.

As well as being the people behind iPlayer and the News, Sports and Children’s services, Engineering in the BBC develops, supports and maintains the systems and infrastructure that keeps the BBC on air and are responsible for the biggest British-run digital service in the world. You’ll be working on unique challenges, hand in hand with the best creative minds in the UK and alongside one of the world’s leading production and distribution companies (BBC Studios).

You will rotate through engineering teams responsible for installing, fixing and maintaining the studios and equipment, and will also do placements with other departments working on engineering projects.

Are you the right candidate?

You love solving problems and seeing how things work. You like having a go at fixing things, or designing and building things yourself. We’re not looking for work experience but throughout the application process we’ll be asking for evidence that shows your passion for technology.

Throughout the application process, we will be assessing the following:

Problem solving

Practical application



Time Management




As this is a degree scheme we need strong academic performance. The minimum academic criteria is at least 112 UCAS points (300 if before 2017), including a Maths A level or equivalent qualification and other science or technology subjects desirable. We would also expect you to hold a GCSE at Grade 4 (C) or above in English Language and Mathematics. Equivalent qualifications will be accepted.

Application process:

The online application closes on the 6th December. Successful candidates will be invited to complete a video assessment and game-based assessment. If you are successful you will be invited to an assessment centre which will take place the week comme…

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